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῾Ā′isha

῾Ā′isha   Quick reference

A Dictionary of First Names (2 ed.)

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2006
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12 words

(Arabic)

‘Alive, thriving’; name of Muḥammad's third and favourite wife.

Aaberg

Aaberg (233)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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2006
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30 words

1. Scandinavian (Åberg): ornamental name from aa, å ‘river’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

2. Norwegian: habitational name

Aaby

Aaby (101)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from a place called Aaby or Åby, from å ‘river’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

Aachen

Aachen (North Rhine–Westphalia/Germany)   Quick reference

The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (3 ed.)

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2014

Derived from the Old High German aha ‘water’, a reference to the springs here. The springs of Grannus were named

Aadland

Aadland (147)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian: habitational name from a place called Ådland, from Old Norse Árland ‘land by the river’.

Aagaard

Aagaard (134)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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Norwegian and Danish: variant of Ågård (see Agard).

Aagard

Aagard (115)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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2006
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10 words

Norwegian and Danish: variant of Ågård (see Agard).

Aaker

Aaker (190)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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2006
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16 words

Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): variant of Aker.

Aakre

Aakre (158)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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2006
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33 words

Norwegian (Åkre): habitational name from any of several places so named, from an inflected form of Old Norse

Aalbers

Aalbers (100)   Reference library

Dictionary of American Family Names

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2006
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Length:
15 words

Dutch and Danish: variant of Albers.

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